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Mar 1, 2014 1:30pm PST
crude interventions in the internal sovereignty of ukraine? and they are another question to be asked. during the crisis, reacting to these protests the president yanukovych -- and i don't want to condone his actions. many things could be said. i'll just repeat the facts. that the leader of the opposition, mr. yatsenyuk was offered the p.m. why not accept that proposal? why continue to rachet up the situation in he could have created a government, mr. yatsenyuk, if he wanted to sign an agreement on association with the e.u. he could have. then he would have been responsible for the catastrophic consequences, economic consequences for the country if he signed that agreement. and then in 2015 there will be presidential elections in ukraine. and if the people don't like the opposition to mr. yanukovych, then let them elect another one. that happened in ukraine before they did that. and yanukovych lost elections, other presidents came in in ukraine. so why continue to whip up the situation? and why some of our western colleagues, are they trying to spur on a continuation of this confronta
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am EST
authorities including international factors of violence which has taken place in ukraine in the course of the crisis. unfortunately, all of those itngs were discarded and created the current situation and instability and the current situation of concern in some regions of the country of where things were going. the government which was formed cannot he described by any definition or standard as a government of national unity because it contains only people from a particular region of the country, central and western ukraine. it does not contain representatives from various political forces. therefore it is something that is causing concern in some parts of ukraine especially that almost the first decision taken kiev was toof abrogate the languages which was adopted two years ago after a very difficult process leading to adopting that agreement. obviously, it was seen, as we understand it by people in a number of regions of ukraine, as the effort of the people who found themselves in power in kiev, not to bring about a democratic society but to impose their political will on the rest of th
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am EST
sovereignty and borders of ukraine, and international laws. >> more from rosalind jordan, who is following developments in washington. >> white house officials are trying to figure out what repercussions could come if russia interveredz mill tare -- interfered militarily in ukraine. an option would be for the u.s. not to attend the g8 summit in sochi russia, that's because it is a key event for leaders of the countries to discuss economic and political tie, and the u.s. know even though there are ongoing tensions between it and russia, the u.s. is in a good position to perhaps withhold economic benefits from russia. there are other ideas in terms of trade limitations or commerce deals put on hold, but certainly at this point there's no discussion about any sort of military response because everyone wants to see the situation resolved by words, and not with weapons. >> now, to other news. an explosion in pakistan kills two soldiers and wounded six others. the roadside bomb hit a patrol vehicle in a province bordering afghan and pakistan. six balouj fighters were filled. they say they were p
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 11:30am PST
ukraine. the international law states very clearly what the international law is a and here the british foreign secretary called on the need to respect ukraine's independence, and it's territorial integrity as well as it's sovereignty, this is the law of the international community, of which -- signed by back in 1994. so really intense diplomacy has to happen, and crimea is begging for russia to come in and help them, for what reason, it hasn't yet been clearly said, but having said that, obviously in this state of political turmoil that we have seen ukraine since last november and escalating over the last week very dramatically. ukraine does need the interim government, does need to reach out to people all over the country, including crimea where there is a a majority of ethnic russians, needs to reassure them. christianne, thanks very much. let's get some more perspective from the united states dwoor to russia who helped negotiate that territorial so republican agreement involving ukraine back in 19 # 94. you tweeted that russia is violating its commitments in this situation, what do
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 1:00am PST
an international communities effort to support the stability and success of a united ukraine going forward. which is not only in the interest of the people of ukraine and the international community, but also in russia's interests. however, we are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the russian federation inside of ukraine. russia has a historic relationship with ukraine, including cultural and economic ties and a military facility in crimea. but any violation of ukraine's sovereignty would be deeply destabilizing, which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia, or europe. it would represent a profound interference in matters that must be determined by the ukrainian people. it would be a clear violation of russia's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international loss. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world, and indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
force. international events that have stirred up interest ukraine that we need to sideline the radicals and we have to -- with those opponents in kiev they have to get away from the radicals and they have to get back to the territory of ukraine. because such actions that they are taking could lead to a very difficult developments, which the russian federation is trying to avoid, thank you very much, madam president. >> i thank the representative o- >> translator: i thank the representative for the russian representative and i now give the floor to the member from the united states. >> thank you, madam president. the you united states renews our call for the international community to support the newly-formed government of ukraine and to prevent unnecessary violence. i would like to take a moment to respond to the comments made here by the representative of the russian federation. actions speak louder than words. early this morning the russian act the to authorize the use of military force in ukraine. this is as dangerous as it is destabilizing. we are deeply disturbed by report
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 12:00am EST
integrity. we call on ukraine's foreign partners to abide by international law. during the discussions we were reminded of the obligations to observe multilateral agreements by all parties, including 1994 budapest memorandum on ukraine and ukraine and russian agreement of 1997. we reiterated the obligation of all member states to refrain in international relations from threats or the use of force against territorial integrity, political independence of any state in any manner inconsistent with the purposes of the u.n. >> [inaudible] was there anyone that did not recognize the actual government of ukraine? do we know who is in charge? >> individual member states who have various opinions will express these opinions. i will not speak on behalf of individual member states. >> will this require security council action or otherwise? >> we just heard a proposal. it has been put on the table. >> the ukrainian ambassador talked about whether the russian military airplanes that have crossed the borders, did they carry troops? what options is the security council considering to ease the unrest in t
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2014 8:00pm EST
open to the idea of the international community meeting to help ukraine but there are too many question marks. >> can i ask you a further question about military movements in the crimea? there have been reports of armed men at airports, reports of more military helicopters coming in to crimea. >> we are trying to ask our colleagues to postpone this meeting till tomorrow to get more information. they wanted to go ahead now. i don't have specific information. i recall from history books that one world one started, some newspapers in the u.k. reported that they saw a russian cossacks at the railway station. those reports are not always true. >> regardless of what the situation is now, is russia willing -- is russia willing to militarily intervene in ukraine to achieve your political goals? >> [laughter] even the question is aggravating. >> what is the role of roberts in ukraine? >> we are concerned that he has been pushed into this thing. about his trip, it is a serious issue. unfortunately at various stages of his campaign he was played with by the new ukrainian authorities. the
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 11:00am PST
time, the international sovereignty of the ukraine, under law, signed in 1994, by the united states, britain and russia is the law, and i'm afraid, under the current law, unless i'm mistaken, crimea has no right to invite another country? >> we're going to continue the breaking news coverage out of ukraine, and i anticipate there will be a statement coming from the white house fairly soon, much more of our coverage right after this. [ female announcer ] most of the time it's easy to know which option is better. other times, not so much. so it's good to know that mazola corn oil has 4 times more cholesterol blocking plant sterols than olive oil. and a recent study found that it can help lower cholesterol 2 times more. take care of those you love and cook deliciously. mazola makes it better. take care of those you love and cook deliciously. some brokerage firms are but way too many aren't. why? because selling their funds makes them more money. which makes you wonder. isn't that a conflict? search "proprietary mutual funds". yikes!! then go to e*trade. we've got over 8,000 mutual fund
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 5:00am EST
, sovereignty and borders of ukraine and international laws. >> we have an agreement with ukraine, on the presence of the russian black sea fleet or the basis in sevastapol, and we are acting within the framework of that agreement. >> more of our correspondents are standing by to bring the latest from the capitals at the heard of the ukrainian crisis. tim friend is in kiev. but first fred weir in moscow. is it clear whether or not rub ha has a plan for crimea. >> no, i expect the creme line can play a long game and not do anything precip to us and allow crimia to allow infenced. i think vladimir putin's plan is to keep yimia on the table as a bargaining chip to the coming reckoning of new authorities in kiev about their geopolitical position and so on. you can expect blockading the airport, designed to protect kiev from sending in reinforcements or any of those maydan type protesters coming in, stirring things up. they have clearly strengthened the grip over the political apparatus. they may ramp up the forces there in sevastapol, and one thing you can expect is russia to send in boat
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 1:00pm EST
international community. >> got it. thank you. that's the situation in crimea. what is ukraine going to do about it? earlier its ambassador t who sad the countries are close to war. >> yesterday we tried to stop this dangerous development in security council here in united nations. and what happened today in russian parliament, it's aggression. it's aggression. and this aggression should be stopped. president putin has not signed the decision on the parliament. we have some minutes, hours, almost days to address putin himself, to think, to avoid a huge military move in the region. airplanes violating borders, and trying to restrain the legalistic nation to what it was. but we have all the evidence to call even yesterday that it was intervention and aggression. what i understand we should do, and what the colleague from russian federation refuse in front of the press, we are to address to the rest of the guarantees of our security under the budapest memorandum, mainly the united states, united kingdom, france and china who guaranteed our security, and if any actions would threaten our
CSPAN
Mar 1, 2014 4:00pm EST
there have to be such crude interventions in the internal sovereignty of the ukraine? and then another question to be asked, during the crisis reacting to these protests, the president yanukovych -- and i don't want to condone his actions. many things could be said. i will just repeat the facts. that the leader -- a leader of the opposition was offered the pm. why not accept that proposal? why continue to ratchet up the situation? he could have created a government if he wanted to sign an agreement with the eu. he could have, and then he would have been responsible for the catastrophic consequences, economic consequences for the country if he signed that agreement. and then in 2015 there will be presidential elections in ukraine. if people don't like the opposition to mr. january gnaw yanukovych, let them elect another one. that happened before. yanukovych lost elections and other presidents came into ukraine. why continue to whip up the situation? have some -- why some of our western colleagues are trying to spur on a situation of confrontation. why these militants need to thr
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 1:30pm PST
affairs committee eliot engel said the international community should help ukraine return to political and economic health. he said, quote, the united states and our allies must be ready to help which is why i support a robust international economic assistance package, and the administration's proposal to provide u.s. loan guarantees and other assistance to ukraine. house republican speaker john boehner says the obama administration's, quote, acquiescence and in some cases silence in dealing with putin in the past several years has imboldened russia to take more aggressive action, greg? >> molly, thanks very much.>>> now, rain is soaking southern california's drought-stricken ground. creating serious concerns for flooding and dangerous mud slides. dominick is live in hard-hit glendora, california, southern california. dominick, you know, look, california has been hit with an extreme drought over the last several years. and, of course, government action has diverted some of the other water to save the smelt. but, look, how -- how bad is it right now in terms of the weather, the flooding, th
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> pelley: now, russia says the troop movements are normal by treaty with ukraine, russia does have a major navy base on the crimean coast. we have a team of correspondents covering this rapidly developing story in ukraine and washington. first, david martin at the pentagon on what the russians are up to. david. >> reporter: scott, u.s. officials say the russians are flying hundreds of troops, maybe more into crimea. these officials are not yet calling this an outright invasion but one said this is history being made. they are landing at an airfield near the capital of crimea in what appears to be a classic operation for inserting troops into a foreign country. first seized the airfield, which then serves as at bridged head to bring in more troops and more equipment. these movements are unrelated to the large-scale military exercise going on inside russia which u.s. officials say is serving as a screening operation to make the airlift of troops into crimea harder to detect. it is not
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 10:00pm EST
independence sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international laws and indeed the united states will sand with the intrucial community in frirming -- international in affirming that there will be consequences in ukraine. >> nick schifrin, good to have you on the show. says russia is trying to convene a military conflict. he queend a meeting o -- he convened a meeting on friday night. what's the latest? >> they're still deciding what to do. the recent operation or the recent traition mission as putin -- training mission as putin put it that the russians are doing on the ukrainian border, 150,000, that's a training mission? the whole ukrainian army is 150,000. the new government is 28, 29 hours old and the political challenges, economic challenges that ukraine has they are absolutely focused on the south on crimea and they are trying to figure out what to do. the rhetoric has been very aggressive. what they have been saying is the military can go into the armed buildings or to the parliament buildings where the armed men stormed yesterday and people here are warning that the ukrainian
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 2:00pm EST
warning to russia. >> obama: the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> note that use of the word international community. we are seeing more responses come from that international body. we saw the e.u. come out today and say ukraine's sovereignty should be respected, also the head of n.a.t.o. the white house looking to garner support, and really isolate russia, make it the unified world body, the collective against russia. but the white house has to be very careful about what happens next. because we're essentially in a tit for tat. as the white house calculates its next move it needs to think about how it will proceed and how president putin will react. we are seeing other reactions hire in washington including from republican center john mccain, he put out a statement today expressing deep concern for russia's military intervention or potential for that military intervention. he's calling on president obama to explain exactly what costs may have to come to bear. his statement sa
FOX News
Mar 1, 2014 10:00am PST
. it would be a clear violation of the commitment to the borders of ukraine and international loss. >> president obama spoke with russian president vladimir putin. other administration officials have been in contact with their russian counterparts to urge them to support the stability and success of a united ukraine going forward. some republicans say putin doesn't think much of president obama's words, especially dealing with a strategically important country like ukraine. >> the ukraine is a major country in central europe. it's got nearly 50 million people. it's a big space between nato and russia. it's got enormous economic potential. if it tips back into russia's orbit, the hand writing is on the wall for the other formal republics of the soviet union. the lesson america's weakness is becoming pervasive will spread worldwide. putin holds all the high cards and all we have to offer from president obama is rhetoric. >> john boehner says the obama administration's, quote, acquiesce forced putin to take action. >> we can't stress enough the events in the ukraine are developing at
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2014 10:00pm EST
of the borders of the ukraine d international law. just before the world came to russia for the live bait games to inte the nations around the world but united states will stand with the international community there will be cost for military intervention. lou: officials confirmed they see evidence of air and maritime movement into crimea by forces. after they insisted the 150,000 russian troops on the ukrainian border are participating in training exercisers' that were scheduled for weeks. the ambassador to united nations said "the people who found themselves in power in the ukraine were pushing the agenda against the will of the people intimidation. cleaning though west that led to the russian military movement. >> i can say that interference has not been held true and the sden responsibility for not following through with the agreement they the souls of fix their signatures on bruary 21st. lou: joining us is k.t. mcfarland and former u.s. ambassador to the uned nations john bolton. the russian ambassar to the united nations did not sound like a man giving guidance to the world tha
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 2:00pm PST
, one, to ukraine but also international monitors which the ukranian ambassador requested? >> well, you'd have to have the approval of all the sides. the u.n. as an envoy who was dealing with the middle east. now that he has solved that problem, robert siri, secretary general has him doing ukraine. but he's going to meet the secretary general in geneva. you might have an envoy who goes in to talk to all the parties and you try to set up some type of mediation. to allow monitors to come in. but russia and other -- if they don't agree the u.n. would never want to put monitors in harm's way. we saw what happened in syria last year in the early days. might even have been two years ago when they had to withdraw due to shelling and activity. the u.n. is used to this, but it's never easy. >> thanks very much, richard roth for us there the a the u.n. i want to bring back frederik pleitgen in moscow for us now. apologies, we don't have fred. we'll get him back after this break. but up next i can tell you we will take you to crimea as well. that's the region right in the middle of this whole
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:30pm PST
negotiations it is one for now. i planned to speak to demonstrating. to ukraine and its teetering economy. international officials await assistance to the country which by some accounts may be is less than one billion dollars in aid but despite these dire warnings so far no one is prepared to act out ukraine is running out of time. its foreign currency reserves have dropped sharply and tea and is counting on the international money to fund to stave off bankruptcy in washington imf said christina got played down the danger. we do not see anything that is critical that this was the opening of the moment and we would save me. the bills receipts and refrain from throwing out some numbers which are really meaningless until they are being assessed property ukranian is a hunting the imf will provide fifteen billion dollar lifeline to you crying. they say it's ok to do whatever it takes the money. but it is the update we received loans from the imf. ukraine will absolutely fulfilled the required criteria the wall and the amounts of foreign exchange presents we have right now. it is enough to pay
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
is calling russia's clear violation of ukraine sovereignty and a breach of international law. those are all important phrases because it shows how seriously the white house is taking russia's actions. president obama condemned intervention of any sort in to ukrainian territory. the read out of the phone call says that, it says the united states calls on russia to deescalate tensions by withdrawing its forces. also says going forward, russia's continued violation of international law will lead to greater political and economic isolation. president obama says, according to the white house that, this would also impact russia's standing in the international community. so the white house trying to align itself with other international countries also international bodies in triangulating and trying to isolate russia and put president putin in a poor diplomatic light. president obama has not been seen today exempt for a picture that was tweeted out of him making that phone call. but we did see him in person yesterday when he issued a warning to russia. >> the united states will stand with
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 5:30pm PST
is an internal political problem for ukraine and they're not planning to intervene into the situation we'll know more about the crisis and fun there especially how the russian speaking population feels about the new authorities in the capital. the trophy to the fiscal report right now on our website. the un security council will discuss the ukrainian christ itself to a request from the self appointed government in kiev that the united nations assess the threat to the country's territorial integrity. the chemical report on what's likely to happen at the un. we hear from the july spokes person that security council members will hold the quote a private meeting to discuss ukraine the un official did not elaborate or exactly is attending the meeting but the world. add the word planted in the case that we should not expect official statements from dq when on ukraine at this point earlier the new decision makers in kiev relax the line security council to put the situation in crimea on their agenda and to help protect ukraine's territorial integrity whether or not you've actually e
KICU
Feb 28, 2014 7:00pm PST
landing in eastern ukraine what appears to be a russian invasion and president obama's response. >> reporter: president obama issued a strong warning to russia not to intervene in ukraine. >> the u.s. will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> reporter: it was in response to reports russian armored personnel carriers and armed gun men in military uniform were seen. u.s. officials sea evidence of russian air and sea movements into and out of the region. >> any violation of ukraine's sovereignty would be deeply destabilizing which is not in the interest of ukraine, russia or europe. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerri raised the issue with his russian counter part earlier friday. >> the question is whether or not what is happening now might be crossing a line in any way. >> reporter: meanwhile in russia, the ousted ukrainian president emerged for the first time since last week. he held a press conference in russian and blamed the west for the unrest in ukraine. >> i think that russia has to and m
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am PST
ukraine and of international laws. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world. and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> there will be costs. president obama not pledging today to go it alone in a fight against russia over ukraine, but saying russia will effectively be crossing an international red line if they move militarily into another sovereign country. it kind of looks like russia is moving militarily into another sovereign country. crimea is a very pro-russian part of ukraine but still, it's ukraine. in crimea today armed men in camouflage uniforms with no insignia on them took up positions at airports in crimea. they refused to say who they were. it started with about 50 men. by late afternoon they were setting up roadblocks and check points near two airports in that region. locals on the ground started filming and posting videos like this one, which is not an outtake from "red da
MSNBC
Mar 1, 2014 4:00am PST
international community in affirming there will be costs for military intervention in ukraine. >> meantime, gunmen described as russian troops to control key airports in crimea on friday. kristen welker is joining me to talk about this. good morning to you. we hear the president might cancel plans to attend the upcoming g-8 in russia. what are you hearing on that? >> that's right. you heard president obama use the word costs in the statement. he was vague. you are right, u.s. officials say the u.s. and its allies are considering a possible boycott of the g-8 summit which will be hosted by russia, in sochi, the same place the olympics took place. this is days after officials here at the white house, this administration urging russia not to intervene in ukraine. the national security adviserer, secretary kerry, all worning russia it would be a grave mistake to intervene in ukraine when it appeared the diplomatic efforts were failing. president obama came out with a stern warning. here is more of what he had to say. >> throughout this crisis, we have been clear about one fundamen
CNBC
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am EST
federation, inside of ukraine. the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> that was president obama moments ago from the white house briefing room commenting on the escalating crisis in ukraine. earlier, unconfirmed reports of russian military intervention in the region sent the s&p lower. the whole episode underscoring just how sensitive the market is to this situation. the question now is, if the situation gets worse, what could that mean for stocks, could russia be the next black swan? we did see people during this session wanting to take risk off. in response to various reports that crossed the screen. >> risk off, other than u.s. equities. when you think about it, you talked about it just before, it was at five-year lows. it's a very cheap index, but it trades very poorly, there are risks that have been taken off there all along during this thing. and then bonds again. u.s. treasuries, the world forgot during the taper, there's one safe haven in assets and it's u.s. treasuri
PBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm PST
international community in affirming there will be costs for military intervention in ukraine. >> good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead, miles o'brien ventures deep inside one of the world's most hazardous places: japan's fukushima nuclear plant, still mired in trouble three years after its catastrophic meltdowns. >> resembling astronauts on the way to a fully fueled rocket, we donned special shoes and hard hats, then boarded a bus that would get us as close to the meltdowns as the laws of physics, and common sense, would allow us. and it's friday, mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: this was a day of deepen
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 12:00pm PST
ukraine's sovereignty and it's -- in other words there was under no circumstance of international law is ability or the legitimacy to allow any foreign nation, which russia is to intervene militarily. whatever people think the russians think, that would put them outside the bounds of international law and which that should come international consequences. although they have flexed their muscles very strongly now and done things without the u.s. and international intelligence not picking it up until it was too late. >> crithanks very much. we're going to continue to follow the breaking news out of ukraine and what the world is seeing right now, we'll take a quick break, we'll be right back. >>> you could potentially put up a defensive patrol, defense air patrol that will fly over ukrainian territory, in order to prevent the russians from doing the same thing, that will be a very risky move and it's within the realm of possibility, it's not something we should do but it's something we should do if possible. >> for the u.s. to do that, that would really be from the russian view, what the
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 6:00pm PST
half hour, the international crisis developing in the ukraine, russian troops on the move. and now a stern warning from president obama. >> barging into hotel rooms, but are these bay area cops corrupt? why an attorney says being rough and tough is a necessary evil for undercover officers. >> oh, my god! [ crying ] >> i never thought i would see my house again. >> on life support after coming down with the flu, how a comatose woman bounced back from the very brink of death. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. >>> now at 6:30 a live look outside san francisco. it's been a day of flooding, strong winds, power outages across the bay area and the rain is not over. >> let's check our hi-def doppler radar. pockets of heavy rain right now. and the downpours could drench the bay area off and on throughout the night. add to that even a chance of thunderstorms. >> miller avenue was shut down during high tide. cars are slowly crawling by eastbound. >> in san jose highway 87 at taylor street was flooded this morning. the lanes have since been reopened but there's
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 8:00pm EST
border in russia as the crisis internally in ukraine continues. john. >> thanks to all of you, phil, nick, jennifer for covering this for us tonight. >>> a military strategist and a fellow at the truman national security project. glad to have you with us. >> glad to be here john. >> what strikes you tonight? >> it's a classic military operation. he's taken special operations forces, that's the key to any forward intervention you might have in crimea at this point in time. and with 150,000 troops on that western border of russia he has now what could be a very large force that could sweep across into the ukraine should ukraine forces decide to come down and match what we're seeing inside crimea. the pictures you have shown tonight tell me has got heavy forces coming, bmps part of heavy mechanized part of russian units. >> how does the u.s. respond to this? i'm not saying necessarily military action, but military movement in response? >> john we don't have anything that could keep them launching forward on the ground with their military at this point. we have standoff missiles over th
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 3:00am PST
independence and sovereignty and borders of ukraine. and of international laws. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world. and, indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> now, following those remarks, a senior administration official told cnn that if russia does not stand down and instead keeps those forces in ukraine the united states may opt out at the next g-8 summit scheduled for early june in sochi. but the president's mentions in the briefing room were not enough for the very hawkish republican senator john mccain who suggested on cnn's "situation room" that he didn't go far enough and that putin doesn't respect obama. >> i really believe that when vladimir putin looks around the world, sees what happened in syria when the president -- when the red line turned pink and the president didn't act, our acquiescence to their occupation of georgia, the -- all of the actions that have to do
Al Jazeera America
Feb 28, 2014 11:00pm EST
inside ukraine and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in insisting there will be costs for military intervention in ukraine. >>> viktor yanukovych spoke from russia sayings he is the real president of ukraine. yanukovych promised to fight for the country's future. obviously, lots of turmoil, aching it very difficult for the government in kiev. >> our nick schifrin is in kiev. mike viqueria is in washington, d.c. nick you have been in kiev for eight days. other than what you have been reporting, what has been striking you with this story? >> that the power is not with the new government, the power is with the people right behind me john. we spent the last few days in i independence square speaking with the thousands of people who are still there and it's extraordinary the amount of attention they are paying on the new parliamentarians, on the new government, the new cabinet ministers they all say if the government doesn't do what we want it to do then their fate will be the same as the old government's fate. covering any kind of revolution whether in
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 12:00pm EST
from the white house. >> obama: the white house will stand with the international community in affirming it there will be costs for any military intervention with ukraine. >> what is interesting about that quote is he talks about the international community. the white house is trying to align itself with the european union and the greater international effort to position russia against the rest of us, essentially. the white house is left with few options. and president obama has to think about what his next move is in terms of escalating or de-escalating tension at the moment. we're watching the white house do back channel conversations. president obama himself said yesterday there are daily conversations happening between the kremlin and the white house, also the state department. so a lot happening behind the scenes, but quiet from the white house for now. >> we're waiting to hear hopef hopefully from 5:00 p.m. we'll have updates from the president himself. thank you, libby casey, for joining us from washington, d.c. also joining us, james, deputy director from ukraine. is th
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Mar 1, 2014 11:00am PST
internally or externally. so no saber-rattling, they're very serious. >> ambassador, russia, ukraine, great britain, the united states signed what's called the budapest memorandum back in 1994. point 2 of that agreement states, the united states of america, the russian federation and the united kingdom reaffirm their obligation to refrain from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of ukraine and that none of their weapons will ever be used against ukraine except in self-defense or otherwise in accordance with the charter of the united nations. under this agreement, ambassador, is the united states obligated to get involved if russia moves against ukraine? >> well, i think we're certainly obligated from a kind of moral and political sense. it doesn't obligate us to do anything from a military standpoint. but i do think that russia is obviously violating that memorandum. that memorandum was concluded at a time when the ukrainians were giving up their nuclear weapons. they had been part of the soviet union. what the russians are doing rig
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 10:00am EST
? >> reporter: thank you. well, the european union has told ukraine that it is ready to sign an association agreement at any time. it was ousted president blocking that deal. and shocked by reports of ukraine sovereignty. >> i hope the international community will also stand alert in up holding these principles and guaranteeing regional and international peace. >> so european and u.s. leaders while russia prepares to send troops to the crimea region. why is it so important to moscow? ukraine is an a a an autonomou. ukraine agreed to an exchange of cheap gas from moscow. to explain more about the geopolitical importance i'm joined by russian analyst risk management consultant. hi there, charles. >> hi there. >> the latest we've heard is that the russian parliament has approved the use of force. but the approval of use of force and the actual force o use of f. >> the rapidly developments of this story, president putin putting all the requirements needed legal and tactical to use force if he should so want to. i don't think that there's going to be immediate use of force in ukraine, but what h
LINKTV
Mar 1, 2014 2:30pm PST
international immunity in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in the ukraine. >> obama is considering a boycott of the g8 summit in sochi. it is unlikely that such gestures will discourage the russian government from its course in the crimean government. all signs point to confrontation. the ukrainian government has placed the troops on high alert. it emphasizes that it will not bow to provocation from russia. >> we are going to go live now to our correspondent in moscow. putin says he still making up his mind. they have approved the troops. this is more than a show of strength. >> it does seem like more than that, actually. experts have been telling us that it is not like that. he is just around the corner. he wants to take time and put pressure on the ukraine to see how they react to this. his spokesperson came out one hour ago and said he is now closely looking at the nouation, which also has reason for panic yet. increased the stake in the war of nerves and will get serious. hardly anybody has doubts about that now. is a difficultin position. he has to app
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Mar 1, 2014 6:00am PST
he was deeply concerned and sent a clear warning to moscow. >> any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing and indeed the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be cost force any military intervention in ukraine. >> considering a boycott of june's summit in sochi. that would be a serious diplomatic affront to the kremlin. they reject all allegations. there could be no question of a military intervention says moscow's ambassador to the u.n. >> of course as you know we have an agreement with ukraine on the presence of the russian black sea fleet or the base and we're acting within the framework of that agreement. >> the ukrainian government sees things differently. it fears losing control especially since the local autmuss government is now appealing to russia to intervene. >> recognizing my responsibility for the lives and the security of the people, i ask russian president putin to offer assistance in providing peace and order in the territory of the autmuss republic. >> so at the
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm PST
ukraine. the united states will stand with the international community affirming there will be costs for any russian movements in ukraine. >> i should be bringing you news tonight of a new $21 billion veteran benefit package signed today by the president. but i am not because that bill died in the senate yesterday when it failed to get the 60 votes it needed to overcome a filibuster. and you will never get which party killed it. i mean, we all know which party is on the side of veterans, right? they tell us all the time. remember when they all headed to the world war ii memorial during the government shutdown to complain that the other anti-vet party was shutting veterans out? >> i will go anywhere any time a veteran needs me and i can get there to help and i've done it my whole life. it's who i am. >> they deserve being able to get into this memorial. >> one of you who served our country, who risked our lives, let me just say thank you. >> we will not be timid in calling out any who would use our military, our vets, as pawns in a political game. >> got that? republicans will call ou
CBS
Feb 28, 2014 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the deputy mayor says a full report will be made available after the internal trial board. nine employees face disciplinary actions including four firefighters who will face a trial board. in northwest surae chinn, wusa9. >>> tonight we've got a host of new developments regarding that tense situation in ukraine. the white house has been monitoring what it says are russian troop movements into parts of southern ukraine. late today president obama hit the white house briefing room delivering a message to russia. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> ukraine's ambassador to the united nations says the russian military helicopters and transport planes are entering his country and has seized the main airport. ukraine's act the president is telling the russian president vladimir putin to put a stop to it, but russia says any military move taking place is in keeping with an earlier graham between moscow and the ukraine -- agreement between moscow and the ukraine. >>> did
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Mar 1, 2014 7:00am EST
commitment to respect the independence, sovereignty and borders of the ukraine. and of international loss. just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games, it would invite the condemnation of nations around the world. indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be cost to military intervention in ukraine. the events of the past several us of wa remind countries with divisions. ukrainian people of also humans havethat universal right to determine their own future. right now, the situation remains very fluid. vice president biden just spoke with the prime minister of ukraine to assure him that in this difficult moment, the united states supports his government's efforts and stands for the sovereignty and territorial integrity and democratic future of ukraine. i also commend the ukrainian restraint and ability to hold its international obligations. we will continue to coordinate with our european allies and continue to communicate directly with the russian government and continue to make all of you in the press and th
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Feb 28, 2014 6:30pm PST
international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> earlier today on wall street, investors and traders were spooked on unsettling reports that russia's foreign minister confirmed that thousands of heavily armed russian troops moved into ukraine's crimea region, ramping up tensions between moscow and the interim government in kiev. within minutes, a 126-point gain in the dow vanished. but nearly as quickly as those headlines spark add final hour selloff in the markets, stocks battled back surging higher until the closing bell, enough to see the s&p 500 and the russell 2000 close at fresh all-time highs. on this last trading day of february, the dow rose 9 points, s & p at 10. >>> susie, today's volatility notwithstanding, the just completed month of february was a doggone good one for wall street. a welcome turn around after the stumbling start of the year in january. the dow finished the month fully 4% higher, the s & p up 4.3%, and the nasdaq climbed 5%. dominic chu has more now on this fabulous february in the marques. >>> >> re
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Mar 1, 2014 7:00am PST
sovereignty and borders of ukraine and of international law. and just days after the world came to russia for the olympic games that would invite the condemnation of nations around the world and, indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for any intervention in ukraine. >> let's go to white house correspondent kristen welker. what do we know now and is there any response on the breaking news from the white house? >> reporter: well, we're getting an early response at this hour, ari. just a few moments ago a senior administration official telling me that the white house is monitoring the situation quite closely and is in contact with its partners abroad at this hour. that suggests that there are a fleury of high-level conversations going on as we speak. as vladimir putin continues to escalate the situation, his request to parliament includes the request that he be allowed to go into the territory of ukraine. that is important because it means that he's not just limiting his intervention to crimea, which is of course what we saw ye
CNN
Mar 1, 2014 3:00pm PST
russian president vladimir putin telling them they are breaking international law and violating the sovereignty of another country, and that is ukraine. we have seen some, but there may be more russian troops inside of the ukrainian borders and mostly in the crimea area to the south. they say they need production, but it is called a dangerous slide toward war. and throughout ukraine and not just crimea, there are protesters fighting with the crowds, and they have already toppled the highest level government. the ukrainian president left office and fled to russia. white house correspondent jim acosta is with me, and fred polite jen is in moscow, and we will start with jim. first the president made it clear that e he is going to stand with the international community in handling the message with ukraine, and it was a tough message in the 90-minute phone call? >> yes, it was a tough message and we know that the presidents spoke a week and a day ago, but developments have been move sog qui quickly in ukraine with the russian involvement that the president came down hard today in if stat
Al Jazeera America
Mar 1, 2014 6:00am EST
people that fought and died to put them there >> heather mcgill amnesty international expert on ukraine. >>> a storm covering all he california put several communities on high alert. heavy rain and high winds caused power outages, flight delays and mudslides are a possibility. >> the latest storm with wind and thunder storms. this is the result - debris and water spilling on to the roads all of this comes amid one of the worst drought scenes in history for california. those here say "we know we need the moisture, we are dgetting to much too soon. >> east of los angeles, crews raced. >> it's worse than i anticipated what would happen. i was thinking about rain and mud. >> 1200 homes have been ordered to evacuate in the area. the same communities charred by a 2,000 talker fire last month. all the moisture saturating the grouped, keeping residents like tony ramirez on guard. >> i have plywood around the openings. just in case it really gets bad >> the latest storm dumping 6 inches of rain on parts of southern california, a welcome relief for a region battered by the drought. repeated downp
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Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm PST
country to stay out of ukraine's politics. >> any violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territory integrity would be deeply -- stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> president obama -- victor emerged in russia today after a week in hiding. he claimed that he is still ukraine's president and he vowed to fight those who removed him from power. >> police say that an extensionive marijuana grower worth more than 2 million dollar, take a look at this picture, you'll see just a portion of what swat officers say they discovered on wednesday. investigators say that in all, they found more than 2,000 marijuana plants grow lights and ventilation equipment from three separate homes. they say they also found this, $15,000s in cash. 24 year old -- were booked on several counts, including cultivation of marijuana and possession of marijuana -- >> a . >> looking live outside now, clouds and some rays of sun over the oakland shore, heading towards san francisco. and we are still seeing patchy, but intense sheets of
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